HamilTALONS: One Last Time

A. Character development: Context: One Last Time is the 32nd song of Hamilton the musical. It is a part of Act II after “Washington on Your Side” and before “I Know Him.” This song takes place in 1797, eight years after America gained independence from Britain. George Washington, the first President of the United States, breaks the news to... Continue Reading →

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TALON talk – Acid Rain

Here is my 2019 TALON talk: https://youtu.be/5h_9UY-jZhQ Here are the sources I used: What is acid rain? (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www3.epa.gov/acidrain/education/site_students/whatisacid.html Effects of Acid Rain. (2017, June 01). Retrieved from https://www.epa.gov/acidrain/effects-acid-rain\ What is Acid Rain? (2019, April 18). Retrieved from https://www.epa.gov/acidrain/what-acid-rain What causes acid rain? (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www3.epa.gov/acidrain/education/site_students/whatcauses.html What can we do? (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www3.epa.gov/acidrain/education/site_students/whatcanyoudo.html Images,... Continue Reading →

Independent Investigation: Filles du Roi

A. Historical Significance:  Outline the focus of your inquiry and provide background knowledge. Why is this an important and significant question to ask about the past? Continuity and Change: How are our lives and conditions similar to those found in your research? How have they changed?    When comparing lives and living conditions of the Filles du Roi and the... Continue Reading →

Ecological Footprint

The Plan: After tracking my ecological footprint for three days I found that it was 6.1 hectares. I wasn’t too surprised with my score, but I am certainly not happy with it and know I need to reduce it. Compared to Chanel’s footprint which was 8.8, Jasmines which was 7.1, and Kates which was 7.2 mine was... Continue Reading →

In-Depth Post #6

As in-depth is coming to an end I am wrapping up the final pieces to make sure I am prepared for my performance at in-depth night. When my mentor and I met, I showed her the routine and she gave me some final suggestions on how to make even better. She suggested for me to try to travel the... Continue Reading →

Final Animal Farm Responses

Animal Farm Response 1: What conditions are needed for revolution to occur? Based on your readings so far, what is the single most significant factor leading the animals to revolution?   For a revolution to occur, there needs to be a problem that the majority of a population disagrees with, creating extreme unhappiness and determination to change.  This leads to a mass rebellion... Continue Reading →

Animal Farm Response#2

To what extent do power and privilege, or lack thereof, affect the beliefs and actions of individuals in a revolution? I believe that power and privilege affect the beliefs and actions of individuals play a significant role in a revolution, as seen in George Orwell's Animal Farm. It can make individuals stand up and revolt against power,... Continue Reading →

In-Depth Post #5

My in-depth project in moving steadily towards the end of the project. I have practiced my routine many times at home to make sure I know all the steps completely and to ensure I will make as few mistakes as possible during my performance. I have also practiced the exercise my mentor gave me during our last meeting... Continue Reading →

Letter from the 17th Century

Dear my best friend Cecile,   I hope this letter finds you in good health. I pray that are doing well now that you have moved to Highland Britain to tend to your sick father. I do hope that he is doing well and recovering from the black plague. I would think it is nice in Highland Britain... Continue Reading →

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